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    Summon: Overview of Summon 2.0 User Interface Development Plans

    • Product: Summon

    What is being worked on for upcoming releases of the user interface?

    The 2017 roadmap is in the Product Materials section of the Ex Libris Knowledge Center.
    Release dates for 2017 are scheduled for:
    • Wednesday, February 1, 2017 (Completed)
    • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (Completed)
    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (Completed)
    • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (Completed)

    Each release will be made up of major roadmap items, as well as numerous changes and improvements to Summon overall. To see the details for each release, please see the Release Notes.
    Some of the highlights of these releases include:
    • bX Recommender (Included in May release)

    • Syndetics Unbound (Included in May release)

    • Open access: filter and indicator in the user interface (Included in May release)

    • Search Results Page Usability and Accessibility Improvements (Included in July release)

    • Course Reserve For Summon and Alma (Included in July release)

    • Increase Results from 200 to 1,000 (Included in July release)

    • Increased frequency of rights updates (Included in November release)

    • Customizations in the Right-Hand Column (Included in November release)

    • Search within a journal (Included in November release)

    And more.  To see additional features on the roadmap or to learn more about any of the above, refer to the Summon roadmap.

    Do you have an idea for further improving Summon?  The Ideas Exchange platform is where we look forward to hearing your new ideas, supporting your favorite ideas that others have suggested, and providing feedback on popular ideas.  For additional information about the Ideas Exchange please see the FAQ.

    • Date Created: 1-Aug-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 3-May-2017
    • Old Article Number: 11088